Early-attested site in the Parish of Watlington
- (manor of) Hoo 1389,95 Cl
- le How 1504–5 CourtR
- le Howe 1522–3 Rental 1608–9 Survey
- (a little village called) the Howe early18th ParColl
- Watlington How 1797 Davis
- The How 1822 O.S.
Howe Hill etc. take name from (manor of ) Hoo 1389, 95 Cl, le How 1504–5CourtR , le Howe 1522–3Rental , 1608–9Survey , (a little village called ) the Howe early 18th ParColl, Watlington How 1797 Davis, The How 1822 O.S. Cf. le Hoo Lane 1435–6CourtR , How Crosse , le How garden 1504–5CourtR . 'Projecting ridge,' v. hōh .